AWS Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) vs Duo

Need advice about which tool to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

AWS Elastic Load Balancing (ELB)

8.1K
5.2K
+ 1
56
Duo

13
29
+ 1
1
Add tool

AWS Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) vs Duo: What are the differences?

AWS Elastic Load Balancing (ELB): Automatically distribute your incoming application traffic across multiple Amazon EC2 instances. With Elastic Load Balancing, you can add and remove EC2 instances as your needs change without disrupting the overall flow of information. If one EC2 instance fails, Elastic Load Balancing automatically reroutes the traffic to the remaining running EC2 instances. If the failed EC2 instance is restored, Elastic Load Balancing restores the traffic to that instance. Elastic Load Balancing offers clients a single point of contact, and it can also serve as the first line of defense against attacks on your network. You can offload the work of encryption and decryption to Elastic Load Balancing, so your servers can focus on their main task; Duo: A next-generation package manager for the front end. Duo is a next-generation package manager that blends the best ideas from Component, Browserify and Go to make organizing and writing front-end code quick and painless.

AWS Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) can be classified as a tool in the "Load Balancer / Reverse Proxy" category, while Duo is grouped under "Front End Package Manager".

Some of the features offered by AWS Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) are:

  • Distribution of requests to Amazon EC2 instances (servers) in multiple Availability Zones so that the risk of overloading one single instance is minimized. And if an entire Availability Zone goes offline, Elastic Load Balancing routes traffic to instances in other Availability Zones.
  • Continuous monitoring of the health of Amazon EC2 instances registered with the load balancer so that requests are sent only to the healthy instances. If an instance becomes unhealthy, Elastic Load Balancing stops sending traffic to that instance and spreads the load across the remaining healthy instances.
  • Support for end-to-end traffic encryption on those networks that use secure (HTTPS/SSL) connections.

On the other hand, Duo provides the following key features:

  • has first-class support for Javascript, HTML and CSS
  • exposes a unix-y command line interface
  • pulls source directly from GitHub with semantic versioning

Duo is an open source tool with 3.52K GitHub stars and 145 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Duo's open source repository on GitHub.

Get Advice from developers at your company using Private StackShare. Sign up for Private StackShare.
Learn More
Pros of AWS Elastic Load Balancing (ELB)
Pros of Duo
  • 47
    Easy
  • 7
    ASG integration
  • 1
    Coding
  • 1
    Reliability
  • 0
    SSL offloading
  • 1
    Lean and efficient

Sign up to add or upvote prosMake informed product decisions

Sign up to add or upvote consMake informed product decisions

- No public GitHub repository available -

What is AWS Elastic Load Balancing (ELB)?

With Elastic Load Balancing, you can add and remove EC2 instances as your needs change without disrupting the overall flow of information. If one EC2 instance fails, Elastic Load Balancing automatically reroutes the traffic to the remaining running EC2 instances. If the failed EC2 instance is restored, Elastic Load Balancing restores the traffic to that instance. Elastic Load Balancing offers clients a single point of contact, and it can also serve as the first line of defense against attacks on your network. You can offload the work of encryption and decryption to Elastic Load Balancing, so your servers can focus on their main task.

What is Duo?

Duo is a next-generation package manager that blends the best ideas from Component, Browserify and Go to make organizing and writing front-end code quick and painless.

Need advice about which tool to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

What companies use AWS Elastic Load Balancing (ELB)?
What companies use Duo?
See which teams inside your own company are using AWS Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) or Duo.
Sign up for Private StackShareLearn More

Sign up to get full access to all the companiesMake informed product decisions

What tools integrate with AWS Elastic Load Balancing (ELB)?
What tools integrate with Duo?

Sign up to get full access to all the tool integrationsMake informed product decisions

Blog Posts

+29
15
11156
+42
46
39052
+30
25
15023
+23
12
6325
What are some alternatives to AWS Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) and Duo?
HAProxy
HAProxy (High Availability Proxy) is a free, very fast and reliable solution offering high availability, load balancing, and proxying for TCP and HTTP-based applications.
Traefik
A modern HTTP reverse proxy and load balancer that makes deploying microservices easy. Traefik integrates with your existing infrastructure components and configures itself automatically and dynamically.
Envoy
Originally built at Lyft, Envoy is a high performance C++ distributed proxy designed for single services and applications, as well as a communication bus and “universal data plane” designed for large microservice “service mesh” architectures.
DigitalOcean Load Balancer
Load Balancers are a highly available, fully-managed service that work right out of the box and can be deployed as fast as a Droplet. Load Balancers distribute incoming traffic across your infrastructure to increase your application's availability.
GLBC
It is a GCE L7 load balancer controller that manages external loadbalancers configured through the Kubernetes Ingress API.
See all alternatives